Arjan van Weele
prof. dr. Arjan van Weele
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Gaat de groei van de Nederlandse industrie al afvlakken? Deze vraag lijkt gerechtvaardigd na bijna 4 jaar onafgebroken toename van ordervolumes. Het antwoord luidt ontkennend. Neen, de groei van omzet en werkgelegenheid gaat onverminderd door getuige de NEVI Purchasing managers Index (PMI) over april. Deze kwam uit op hetzelfde hoge niveau als vorige maand: 57.8! (een waarde > 50 wijst op toename van de industriele bedrijvigheid; een waarde < 50 op afname). Ruim hoger dan het onderzoeksgemiddelde over de afgelopen 12 jaar. Het beeld is identiek aan de voorgaande maanden: ordervolumes zowel uit binnen- als buitenland namen verder toe (nieuwe order index: 57.5 en exportorderindex: 56.9), waardoor de bezettingsgraad van de industrie verder verbeterde. Hogere productievolumes leidden tot meer inkoop van grondstoffen, halffabrikaten en componenten, hetgeen de inkoopprijsinflatie verder aanwakkerde (68.3). Op vrijwel alle inkoopmarkten hebben inkopers nu te maken met prijsstijgingen die uiteraard doorberekend worden in de verkoopprijzen. Het aantal banen in de industrie nam verder toe (werkgelegenheid index april : 56.6). Hoe scoort de Nederlandse industrie ten opzichte van andere landen? Zonder meer goed: de Duitse PMI kwam uit op 58.2, die van de Eurozone op 56.8 en China rapporteerde 51.2. De wereldeconomie zit dus in de lift. Reden waarom het positieve sentiment nog wel even zal aanhouden. Reden waarom ik mijn rapportcijfer handhaaf op 8.0.

Welcome! This website is designed to serve the interests of business practitioners, teaching staff of business schools and universities, researchers and those who share my belief and enthusiasm with regard to the power that purchasing and supply chain management holds for the business community.

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7e, geheel herziene editie 'Inkoop in Strategisch Perspectief' nu beschikbaar!

7e, geheel herziene editie 'Inkoop in Strategisch Perspectief' nu beschikbaar!

Een must read voor iedereen die met professioneel inkopen aan de slag wil. read more
From January 2017 available: German edition on 'Strategische Beschaffung'

From January 2017 available: German edition on 'Strategische Beschaffung'

Interested in our new German edition of 'Purchasing and Supply Chain Management'? Read this! read more
Interview on Purchasing Trends in Nabavnik.si

Interview on Purchasing Trends in Nabavnik.si

Interested in what I have to say to the Slovenian purchasing community? Read this (from p. 4 on)! read more
TIAS Management of Operational Excellence and SCM best Master Program

TIAS Management of Operational Excellence and SCM best Master Program

TIAS has been ranked the best business school in the Netherlands by the Keuzegids Masters. TIAS's Executive Master Program on 'Management of Operational Excellence and Supply Chain Management' was ranked first in its kind. read more
New Turkish edition of Purchasing and Supply Chain Management out NOW!

New Turkish edition of Purchasing and Supply Chain Management out NOW!

Are you from Turkey and interested in purchasing and supply chain management? Then read the special edition of Purchasing and Supply Chain Management in your own language! read more

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Do performance contracts foster innovation? It depends! On what? Read the article!

Do performance contracts foster innovation? It depends! On what? Read the article!

Do performance based contracts (PBC) foster innovation? The outcome of our research suggests that this is true but affected by term specificity and contract partners risk attitude. If partners are risk averse PBCs will have no effect on innovation read more
Do not use performance based contracts of you as a client want to exert total control!

Do not use performance based contracts of you as a client want to exert total control!

Dp Performance Based Contracts foster innovation? Only if the supplier is granted sufficient autonomy by the client! Two case studies from the same client produce totally different results with PBCs. Interested? Read the article! read more
Pay for performance and leaving room for supplier creativity fosters supplier innovation

Pay for performance and leaving room for supplier creativity fosters supplier innovation

This article discusses how buyers can foster supply chain innovation by using performance contracts. To drive innovation buyer specifications should allow for room for creativity. Next, pay for performance fosters radical innovations rather than incremental innovations read more
Trust, commitment and communication: effectson buyer-supplier relationships

Trust, commitment and communication: effectson buyer-supplier relationships

Our research investigates the effect of buyer-supplier relationship governance
mechanisms on performance outcomes. We propose trust, commitment, and
communication as the key determinants of buyer-supplier performance outcomes. read more
Supplier involvement key to successful SME innovation

Supplier involvement key to successful SME innovation

Innovation at SMEs is different from innovation at multinational companies (MNCs). SMEs lack a separate R&D department. As such SMEs need to rely on other sources, such as suppliers for new product and process innovation. Our research investigates how supplier involvement affects SME innovation performance. read more

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Reinventing Organizations, Frederic Laloux

Eens in de 10 jaar verschijnt er een management boek waarvan je denkt: WOW! Dit is er zo een. Het schetst een wenkend perspectief voor organisaties van de toekomst. Een toekomst die nu al bij enkele toonaangevende bedrijven (waaronder Buurtzorg Nederland) te vinden is. Goed geschreven. Inspirerend! Aanbevolen!

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